Taxon profile


Forktail Rabbitfish
Siganus argenteus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Siganidae - rabbitfishes »  genus Siganus

Scientific synonyms

Amphacanthus argenteus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
Amphacanthus mertensii Valenciennes, 1835
Amphacanthus rostratus Valenciennes, 1835
Siganas rostrata (Valenciennes, 1835)
Siganus argebteys (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Siganus rostratus (Valenciennes, 1835)
Siganus vitianus (Sauvage, 1882)
Teuthis argentea (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Teuthis kopsi (non Bleeker, 1851)
Teuthis oligosticta Kner, 1868

Other names

= Rabbitface Spinefoot
= Roman-nose Spinefoot


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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/25119]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Siganus argenteus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4614]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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